India denies nod to $31 billion hill station project
India's environment ministry has refused to clear the first phase of construction of a $31-billion "planned city" in the newest development row to flare in the fast-expanding economy.
Report says warming is changing US daily life (Update)
Global warming is already changing America from sea to rising sea and is affecting how Americans live, a massive new federally commissioned report says.
Is anyone asking people what they want from the smart cities of the future?
Future cities, where infrastructure adapts to our needs, offer are an enticing prospect. But who is in the driving seat as these urban developments crop up around the world? We need to make sure that the ...
How to hunt a space rock
(Phys.org)—Peter Willis and his team of researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., had a problem. Actually, more like they had a solution that needed a problem. Confused? Let's ...
Lego housing, automatic ambulances and car-free streets
What will Bristol be like in 2070? A new report released today [1 October] suggests a number of ideas in an attempt to create a futuristic city that suits the needs of its citizens, whatever their age.
New Zealand emerges as guinea pig for global tech firms
When Google chose New Zealand to unveil secret plans for a balloon-driven wi-fi network last weekend, it cemented the country's reputation as a test bed for global tech companies looking to trial their latest ...
A digital dilemma: As news migrates online, journalism expert sees strong niche for small markets
(Phys.org) -- Recent economic turbulence and the pressures of an ongoing news cycle have forced some daily newspapers to re-examine their business models and change how they deliver news, according to a Kansas State University ...